• Help



    This position is located in the Northern Region, Region 1, on the Idaho Panhandle National Forests, Coeur d'Alene River Ranger District in Smelterville, ID.

    This position serves as a Deputy District Ranger with responsibility for the management of the resources, personnel, goods, and services of a designated area on a National Forest/Grassland.

    For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Dan Scaife at 208-769-3001 or daniel.scaife@usda.gov.

    Learn more about this agency


    • Serves as an alter-ego to the District Ranger sharing responsibility for providing technical and administrative direction to all activities of a designated area on a National Forest/Grassland.
    • Serves as a steward for a designated Forest Service area and embodies the agency's core values in service to the Forest Service mission and completes duties in a way that is trustworthy, caring, respectful, responsive, curious, and inclusive.
    • Clearly communicates decisions and takes care to explain actions in the larger context of our Forest Service mission and purpose.
    • Works in collaboration with communities and partners.
    • Builds community, welcomes diverse and new perspectives, remains invested and stays informed of current social, political, and economic issues and concerns within assigned geographical area.
    • Oversees the inventory, planning, evaluation, and management of each forest/grassland resource including timber, soil, land, water, wildlife and fish habitat, minerals, forage, wilderness and visual areas, and outdoor recreation.
    • Oversees the planning, budgeting, and management information for identifying workforce and organizational needs, and unit priorities.
    • Plans work to be accomplished, sets, and adjusts short-term priorities, prepares schedules for completion of work.
    • Develops and monitors performance standards, provides advice and counsel, hears and resolves minor complaints, addresses minor grievances, identifies and provides training; and recommends appointments, promotions, and reassignment actions.
    • Twenty-five percent (25%) or more of time is spent on the supervision of subordinate positions in an environment that is values-based, purpose driven, and relationship-focused.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Frequent on-unit travel for site visits and meetings; occasional overnight travel will be required for off-unit meetings, training, and field/site visits.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0340 Program Management

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/616466800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.